Learn the foundations of food safety and hygiene while handling, cooking, storing and serving food and be certified food handlers, competent to work in the F&B industry in Singapore as per NEA requirements.


3 September 2019

*Dates are subject to change

1 Day ; 8am - 5pm

It is a SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) accredited program, upon completion of which, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in WSQ Follow Food and Beverage Safety and Hygiene Policies and Procedures.

It will also lead to knowledge and skills in maintaining safety and hygiene when handling, cooking and storing food and beverages.

The objectives of the programme are as follow:

  • To equip the learner with the foundations of food safety and hygiene while handling, cooking and storing food
  • To enable the participants to apply the learned skills to the workplace
  • Certify the Food Handlers to be competent to work in the Food and Beverage industry in Singapore as per NEA requirements

This programme trains and assesses students on the mandatory requirements to be a certified food handler in Singapore. The topics include personal hygiene, equipment hygiene, work area hygiene and safety while preparing, serving & storing food items. Students learn the subject through lecture, videos, role plays and hands-on practice.

  • Maintain Personal Hygiene
  • Maintain Food Preparation and Service Utensils and Equipment
  • Prepare Food Safely
  • Handle Food Safely
  • Store Food Safely
  • Maintain Food Preparation, Service and Storage Areas
WSQ-Follow Food & Beverage Safety & Hygiene Policies & Procedures Singaporeans only (with WTS Funding) Singaporeans (with MCES Funding) Singaporeans/SPRs  (SME-Sponsored) Singaporeans/SPRs 
≥21 years old) 
International Students
Programme Fee SGD 200.00 SGD 200.00 SGD 200.00 SGD 200.00 SGD 200.00
Application Fee (Non-refundable) SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00 SGD 20.00
Total Fees Payable SGD 220.00 SGD 220.00 SGD 220.00
SGD 220.00 SGD 220.00
GST (7%) SGD 15.40 SGD 15.40 SGD 15.40 SGD 15.40 SGD 15.40
SSG Funding SGD (190.00) SGD (180.00) SGD (180.00) SGD (127.50) -
Net Fees Payable SGD 45.40 SGD 55.40 SGD 55.40 SGD 107.90 SGD 235.40
Absentee Payroll Funding, up to the following amount SGD (71.03) SGD (33.75) SGD (56.25) SGD (33.75) -

SSG Programme Fee Funding

Enjoy up to 80% SSG programme fee funding for all Singaporeans and SPRs who are eligible for our WSQ Continuing Education Modular (CEM) programmes.


Enhanced Training Support for SMEs – up to 90% Programme Fee Funding

Eligible for SMEs that meet all of the following criteria:

  1. SME must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
  2. At least 30% local shareholding by Singaporeans or SPRs
  3. Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than $100 million
  4. Trainees must be hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
  5. Trainees must be Singaporeans or SPRs


Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) Funding – up to 90% Programme Fee Funding

Eligible for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above who are eligible for our WSQ Continuing Education Modular (CEM) programmes.


Workfare Training Support (WTS) Funding - Up to 95% Programme Fee Funding
Effective from 1 January 2019, WTS Funding is capped at SGD 26.50 per hour and SGD 53.00 per hour for Non-PMET and PMET Level of Training, accordingly. 

Eligible for:

  • Singaporeans who are eligible for our WSQ Continuing Education Modular (CEM) programmes;
  • Aged 35 years old and above;
  • Earn a monthly income of not more than S$2,000.


Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding 

A grant to help employers defray the manpower costs incurred when they send their employees for certifiable skill training during working hours. Visit SkillsConnect for more information.


SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their SGD500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

  • Secondary Education (Secondary 2) or WPLN Level 4
  • Be able to speak, read and write English
  • At least 16 years old or 18 years old for modules with alcohol / spirit modules
  • Enrolment is subject to availability and incomplete applications will not be processed
  • The programme is conducted in English and proficiency in the language is a requirement
  • Programme contents and all prices are subject to change
  • Required Attire:
    - White collared shirt (No see-through, sleeveless, revealing, designs or patterns)
    - Black Pants (No jeans, leggings, jogging or cargo pants)
    - Black covered shoes (No slippers, high heels or sports shoes)
    - As per the Academy's grooming policy, hair / head accessories such as caps, hats or any other headgears are not allowed
  • Failure to comply to grooming standards will result in non-participation
  • Trainee who chooses to drop out prior to successful completion will be requested to pay the programme fees in full and will not be entitled to any SOAs or certificates


  • Food items from all Practical classes shall be consumed in the Academy, either during lunch or dinner time.
  • For food safety purposes, food items are not allowed to be taken home for consumption. 

1. Please ensure that all documents listed below are duly prepared:

International Applicant Singaporean/SPR Applicant
Copy of Passport and Work Pass (front and back) Copy of NRIC (front & back)
Valid NEA License or NEA In-Principle Approval Letter Valid NEA License or NEA In-Principle Approval Letter

2. Click here to apply. Please allow approximately 10 minutes for the online application and ensure all documents are duly completed and submitted online. Any incomplete application will not be processed.

3. Application Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Confirmation of seats is on a first come first serve basis with full payment received via online debit / credit. Alternatively, we accept NETs, local cheque for local applicants; bank drafts and telegraphic transfers for international applicants. The details are as follows:

Beneficiary: At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy Pte Ltd
Bank: United Overseas Bank Limited
Branch: South Bridge Road
Bank code: 7375
Branch Code: 343
Account No: 934-342-2489


4. For successful applicants, we will email a Confirmation of Acceptance before the commencement of the programme.

5. Please be advised that full payment of administration fee and programme fee has to be made before class commencement.

6. Training Quality and Outcomes Measurement Survey (TRAQOM) by SkillsFuture Singapore

SSG will conduct the two post-course evaluation surveys in the following manner:

  • The Quality Survey will be conducted after the course end date through an electronic survey. The survey will be emailed to the trainee through SSG’s central survey system.
  • The Outcomes Survey will be administered once a year through a contracted vendor. The survey will be sent to shortlisted trainees who have completed their full qualification course(s) or CU(s).
  • Trainee is to provide your personal email and phone number for SSG to conduct the surveys.
  • All corporate companies registering their staff for training are to avoid using centralized corporate email and have to use their staff email and phone number for SSG to conduct the surveys.